Nils Stærk, Ny Carlsberg vej 68, 1760 Copenhagen, Denmark

Darío Escobar: Unions and Intersections

Unions and Intersections, Installation view

For Escobar sports are signs of multinational brands and movements which have swept across the world and made any distinction between the local and the global impossible.

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North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN)

The work of Wolfgang Weileder

Commissioned by the North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN), this is one of eight films that will be exclusively launched on the site over the next eight weeks.

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Rod Barton, 41-45 Consort Road, London SE15 3SS

Kenneth Alme: My Tarp Has Sprung a Leak

Kenneth Alme, My Tarp Has Sprung a Leak, installation view (2014)

An impending tangent runs through the exhibition as a whole - is there anything in this day and age that one cannot categorise and find recycled in pop-culture? Review by William Davie

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Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres

Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres, Installation at the Hammer Museum, September 13,  2014 – January 4, 2015.

Mexico City-based artist Mario Garcia Torres casts the fictitious and infamous director Alan Smithee as the protagonist in his new single-channel video. Review by Kristen Osborne-Bartucca.

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Galerie Chez Valentin, 9 rue Saint-Gilles 75003 Paris

Nicolas Moulin: Steppterm

Exhibition view Nicolas Moulin, “Steppterm” Valentin gallery, Paris

Steppterminal was conceived as an ensemble of hybrids between architectural fragment and autonomous sculpture. The series presents a set of ghost structures, without status or future, evoking a perpetual present—that of ruins, or unfinished construction, isolated in its own sovereign failure.

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Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London, SE1 0LN

Jerwood Encounters: Suspicion

Installation view, Jerwood Encounters: Suspicion, 2014.

The 19th instalment of the Jerwood Encounters series at Jerwood Visual Arts, takes its name from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1941 film 'Suspicion', tying together an eclectic range of painters, all beautifully aligned according to their frictions and affinities with the malignant filmic image. Review by Alex Borkowski.

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A.E. Harris, 110 Northwood Street, Birmingham B3 1SZ

Fierce Festival, Tania El Khoury: Gardens Speak

Gardens Speak

The real human cost of any war is something that is nearly impossible to express. This is the intervention that El Khoury creates in ‘Gardens Speak.' Her work for Fierce Festival is reviewed by Phoebe Patey-Ferguson.

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Kayne Griffin Corcoran, 1201 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90019

Mark Handforth: Rough Dark Diamond

Installation view

Mark Handforth twists mundane markers of modern life—light fixtures, roadway signs, motorcycles—into an evocative series of symbols and ciphers.

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UHArts, Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, AL1 3RR

Emma Donaldson: Making Trouble

Emma Donaldson, Making Trouble installation view (2014)

Bodily references are found everywhere within Donaldson’s work. She is interested in ideas of ‘body memory’ - how experiences and emotions can leave their trace on the physical. Review by Sacha Waldron

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North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN)

The work of Jennifer Douglas

Commissioned by the North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN), this is one of eight films that will be exclusively launched on the site over the next eight weeks.

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Auto Italia South East, Unit 2, 3 York Way, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4AE

POLYMYTH x Miss Information

'POLYMYTH x Miss Information', Auto Italia, 2014.

‘Polymyth x Miss Information’ is an exhibition which posits a fictional character in a semi-domestic space of the near future, guiding the audience with an ethereal voice that chimes through the gallery. Review by Ned McConnell.

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